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British English: /ˈθʌndə/
American English: /ˈθəndər/

Translation of thunder in French:


transitive verb

  • (shout)
    also: thunder out
    (command, order)
    ‘silence!,’ he thundered
    ‘silence!,’ dit-il d'une voix tonnante
    the crowd thundered their applause
    la foule a fait éclater un tonnerre d'applaudissements

intransitive verb

  • 1 (roar)
    (person, cannon)
    faire un bruit de tonnerre
    on sur
    to thunder at ou against somebody/something
    tempêter contre quelqu'un/quelque chose
  • 2 (rush) See examples: to thunder along ou past
    passer dans un vacarme assourdissant or un bruit de tonnerre
    he came thundering down the stairs
    il a descendu l'escalier dans un vacarme assourdissant

impersonal verb


to steal somebody's thunder

couper l'herbe sous le pied de quelqu'un

with a face like thunder with a face as black as thunder

l'air furieux

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